Meet the Brew Crew

Anheuser-Busch plant opens doors to visitors with a summer weekend tour program.Budweiser brewery in Van Nuys sells out tickets for summer tours.

New Lead Weight on Homeowners

The recent flurry of legislation coming out of Sacramento that claims to fix the problems for property owners created by a recent court decision on lead paint misses the mark and fails to protect millions of California – and San Fernando Valley – homeowners from the very serious threat they now face.

Gas Is a Taxing Matter in This State

Are Californians finally fed up with unreasonably high gasoline prices?


Calendar of Events

Around the Valleys

News and Notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

Long-Haul Innovator

Moore Industries builds parts for automation.

The Valley’s Frozen Assets

Ice cream made with liquid nitrogen takes a bite out of market.

Nitrogen ice creameries open in Valley.

S3 Builders Can’t Leave Woodbury Campus

CONSTRUCTION: Common alma mater underpins culture and contracts.

S3 Builders share alma mater.

Sherman Oaks OKs Sunkist Building Revamp

Development: Apartments and Trader Joe’s in future for Riverside Drive site.

Sunkist HQ redevelopment moves forward

C-Level Executive Compensation Turns Slippery

LIST: Yearly pay changes range from 500 percent gain to 66 percent decline.

Executive compensation fluctuates.

Ready for Nasdaq?

Cure Pharmaceuticals wants to uplist its stock to finance the growth of its under-the-tongue drug delivery system.

Cure Pharmaceuticals to move to the Nasdaq.

Large-Cabin Jet Charter Firm Slows Airspeed

VAN NUYS: Jet Edge International consolidates operations in new HQ.

Jet Edge International consolidates.

Valley Country Mart Seeks Boutique Tenants

DEVELOPMENT: Mix to include fitness gym, bakery and coffee shop.

Valley Country Mart seeks tenants.

Burbank’s Futurist

Former mayor Thomas Flavin now works on economic development as chamber CEO.

Burbank Chamber CEO Thomas Flavin.

Valley Vendors Flock to E3

Technology: Video game studios and hardware makers to debut products at convention.

Valley gaming companies prepare for E3.

Those Going Broke Blues

Retail: Unless profits improve, S&P predicts Guitar Center will default on debt by 2020.

Is Guitar Center approaching insolvency?

Disney Withstands ‘Solo,’ ‘Roseanne’

Entertainment: Analyst believes Star Wars franchise remains strong.

Disney stock under pressure as Fox vote looms.

Consultant Doubles as Matchmaker

Hellen Chen’s two businesses focus on better relationships.

Hellen Chen is a matchmaker for business.

Valley Mom’s Cookie Flavor Could Earn Her $500,000

Winnetka woman has a winning Oreo flavor.

Rethinking the Mall

Northridge Fashion Center plans to turn third floor into creative offices

Northridge mall reimagines its future.

Shopping App Eases Store Exit

RETAIL: Ralphs tests scanning technology at Studio City store.

Ralphs in Studio City tests checkout app.

Monumental Armenian Museum in Glendale

Architects take project close to their hearts.

Glendale architecture firm to design Armenian American Museum.

Shop Sells Pot, Minus the High

Tarzana customers seek relief from inflammation, pain.

Tarzana store sells products made with Cannabidiol, a compound from hemp.

Technology, Tax Reform Impact Money Managers

Financial firms look beyond equities amid growing market volatility.

How technology and tax reform are impacting money managers.

Film-Famous Ambush Rock Up for Sale

Chatsworth home features ‘Lone Ranger’ location in backyard.

That recognizable rock, located north of the 118 freeway, has since been incorporated into the landscaping at 11646 Poema Place in Chatsworth and is now for sale at a listing price of $1.95 million.